The impact of entrepreneurial development in any developing economy can never be over emphasized as result of the its exponential developmental capacity through small and medium scale businesses that are springing up in every nook and cranny of the country almost on daily basis.
It is as a result of this that the subject matter “ entrepreneurial development “ would be treated from the perspective of small and medium scale enterprises in the country. The vibrancy noticed in this sector in the recent years has attracted the attention of government and global agencies clamouring for better avenues for creation of more standard and vibrant small and medium scale enterprises as a result of its great impact on the nations’ economy.
This research work was therefore embarked upon to determine the impact of Small–scale enterprises in the development of Nigerian economy.
The research work was carried out using a structured questionnaire, simple percentage and findings. They include scope and nature of small and medium scale enterprises, sources of find available to small and medium scale enterprises, problems militating against small and medium scale enterprises, the impacts and contributions of small and medium scale enterprises in economic development of Nigeria, and government policies towards small and medium scale enterprises. This research should not therefore, have come at a better time than now because it will provide an opportunity for any person who may read it, to appreciate what small and medium scale enterprises are to the entrepreneurial development of the Nigerian state.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
TABLE OF CONTENT
LIST OF TABLES
CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION
1.1BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
1.2STATEMENT OF PROBLEMS
1.3OBJECTIVES OF STUDY
1.4SCOPE OF THE STUDY
1.6SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
CHAPTER TWO:LITERATURE REVIEW
2.1 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
2.2 ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
2.3 ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH OF ENTERPRISES
2.4 NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH ENTREPRENEURIAL EDUCATION, AND DEVELOPMENT TRAINING
2.5 INSTALLING EDUCATIONAL, TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS OR ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT
2.6 ENTREPRENEURIAL EDUCATION, TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT AT THE TERTIARY EDUCATION LEVELS
2.7 SKILLS TO BE DEVELOPED IN ENTREPRENEURS AND THE NATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY
CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3.2AREA OF STUDY
3.3POPULATION OF THE STUDY
3.4SAMPLE SIZE AND SAMPLING PROCEDURE
3.5INSTRUMENT TO DATA COLLECTION
3.6VALIDATION OF THE INSTRUMENT
3.7RELIABILITY OF THE INSTRUMENT
3.8METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION OF INSTRUMENT
3.9METHOD OF DATA ANALYSIS
DATA PRESENTATION AND RESULTS
SUMMARY OF RESULTS/FINDING
DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION
5.3IMPLICATIONS OF THE STUDY
5.5SUGGESTION OF FURTHER RESEARCH
5.6LIMITATION OF THE STUDY
LIST OF TABLES
TABLE 1:SEX OF THE RESPONDENTS
TABLE 2:MARITAL STATUS OF RESPONDENTS
TABLE 3:AGE OF RESPONDENTS
TABLE 4:OCCUPATION OF RESPONDENTS
TABLE 5:RELIGIONS AFFILIATIONS OF RESPONDENTS
TABLE 6:EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS OF RESPONDENTS
TABLE 7:FORMS OF SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE ENTERPRISE
TABLE 8: SOURCES OF FUND AVAILABLE TO SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE ENTERPRISE IN NIGERIA
TABLE 9: PROBLEMS MILITATING AGAINST ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA
TABLE 10: CONTRIBUTIONS OF ENTERPRISES IN NIGERIA’S QUEST FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT
TABLE 11: WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA LIKE?
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